Baseball is on pause, but the Angels front office is still making moves. The team announced on Sunday that they have selected left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter to their 40-man roster. In order to make space for Buchter, they designated Taylor Cole for assignment.
Buchter adds a left-handed arm to an Angels bullpen that is heavy on right-handed hurlers. Jose Quijada is the only other lefty reliever close to the majors on the 40-man roster. The former Oakland Athletic, Buchter, had a solid 2019 campaign by traditional measures, posting a 2.